This Saturday Dr. Roberts Brooks to address the opioid crisis at Medford High School!

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Dr. Robert Brooks, a renowned psychologist, who serves on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, will be at Medford High School to address the opioid crisis. The focus of his presentation is to inform parents, teachers and young adults on proactive steps and strategies that will help young people to fall prey to addiction. Dr. Brooks has written several books on developing resiliency in children and adults. He has lectured nationally and internationally and written extensively about the themes of resilience, parenting, family relationships, school climate, and balancing our personal and professional lives. He is the author or co-author of 15 books and has also appeared in several videos pertaining to helping children to become more responsible, self-disciplined, hopeful, and resilient. For more information, please visit

Dr. Brooks will be the keynote speaker at the Symposium on Addiction on Saturday, April 2nd at Medford High School. His presentation will begin at 1 PM in the MHS Theater. Registration is preferred but not required and subsequent workshops are optional. For more information, please go to the Medford Public Schools web page at This event is made possible by Bloomberg Philanthropies

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